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Exciting new construction continues for Downtown Austin. How will your favorite corner of downtown be transformed?

by | September 11th, 2012

By Shonda Novak Published: 10:13 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 E-mail Print Share Larger Type   Construction cranes, jackhammers and cordoned-off streets have resurfaced on the downtown landscape again, signaling another upturn in the cyclical real estate market post-recession and more change ahead for downtown Austin’s skyline. The skyline changed dramatically in the past decade, with the addition of nearly 4,800…Read the Rest of Article

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We know how fabulous Downtown Austin is to live in! Which building would you like to live in?

by | September 11th, 2012

By Gary Dinges and Shonda Novak Updated: 9:21 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 Published: 8:52 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 E-mail Print Share Larger Type Developer Perry Lorenz recalls how it wasn’t so long ago as recently as the mid- to late 1990s that very few people were living downtown “and of those that were, about 20 percent of them lived at the county jail,” he said….Read the Rest of Article

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NY Times Article

by | August 15th, 2012

SQUARE FEET In Texas’s Capital, Construction on Many Corners Third and Brazos, a 277-unit apartment project, is part of the increase in residential and commercial development in Austin, Tex. By MATT HUDGINS Published: August 14, 2012 FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ E-MAIL SHARE PRINT REPRINTS AUSTIN, Tex. — Amit Sudharshan, 28, dons shorts and flip flops to walk…Read the Rest of Article

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Downtown’s skyline poised for a remake

by | June 12th, 2012

By Shonda Novak Updated: 5:16 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Published: 10:45 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012 E-mail Print Share Larger Type Downtown Austin’s high-rise building boom is back. After a hiatus during the recession, the development pipeline is swelling with tower projects; some are under construction, some are set to start soon, and others are due to begin next year or later. If built…Read the Rest of Article

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Good Article from Culture Map Austin

by | February 29th, 2012

Maintaining a livable downtown Austin: Living, working and playing BY CODY LYON 02.28.12 | 02:00 pm Andrew Westmoreland lives downtown, high in the posh Austonian condo tower. He lived in suburban Austin for over five years before he and his girlfriend decided it was time to look elsewhere. “We were like a round peg trying to fit into a…Read the Rest of Article

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One week until the 2012 CCIM Symposium!

by | January 24th, 2012

6th Annual CCIM Central Texas Symposium WHERE: Sheraton Austin Hotel @ the Capitol WHEN: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 TIME: 8:00am – 12:00pm 3 hours of MCE ~ Course #03-00-014-23754 ~ Provider #0498 “Downtown Austin Emerging Projects & Developments” Brought to you by: Interested in being listed as a supporter of the Symposium? Please visit our…Read the Rest of Article

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Seaholm District

by | October 14th, 2011

The Seaholm District is a former industrial section of southwest downtown Austin that is undergoing a transformation into a vibrant urban neighborhood. At the core of the district is the decommissioned Seaholm Power Plant which will be redeveloped into a landmark residential and retail destination. Planning is taking shape in the district including Austin’s new…Read the Rest of Article

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Lawsuit filed against Austin’s W Hotel for falling glass

by | June 28th, 2011

A lawsuit has been filed against the W Hotel in downtown Austin after two incidents of glass falling from the luxury high rise in the past month. On Monday, glass fell more than 30 stories onto the street below, damaging at least five cars. It’s was second time in as many weeks that glass from…Read the Rest of Article

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20% Down Payment coming?

by | June 24th, 2011

Daily Real Estate News  |  June 21, 2011  |   Share More Lawmakers Fight 20% Down Payment A proposed 20 percent down payment rule for qualified residential mortgages is too high, argues a growing group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives. Late last week, about 240 lawmakers in the House sent a second letter to federal regulators urging…Read the Rest of Article

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Austin condo sales up, price stable

by | May 9th, 2011

Austin Business Journal Date: Monday, May 9, 2011, 10:50am CDT Related: Residential Real Estate, Economic Snapshot Austin downtown condominium resales increased from $4.4 million last April to $10.2 million the same time this year, while the average price per foot sold was stable month to month, according to multiple listing data reported on The Downtown…Read the Rest of Article

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